In some states, pharmacists are allowed to refuse to fill a prescription for a drug that may be used for birth control, or for abortion. Technically, they are supposed to provide a referral.
Now, in and of itself, I have a problem with a state licensed professional being allowed to insert THEIR conscience into filling a legal prescription. If you have a state license, seems to me, you agree that you will fulfill the requirements of the position, which is to fill legal prescriptions. Otherwise, we allow a pharmacist to insert their own opinion in giving treatment to blacks, Jews, gays, as well as women. I particularly am aware of this as I have in the past used birth control pills for medical reasons that had nothing to do with contraception--and because I'm a lesbian, contraception is clearly not a concern. SO in some states, a pharmacist could deny me such a prescription even though their "concerns" are completely without foundation.
Be that as it may, nevertheless, some states have decided that pharmacists can opt out of these particular prescriptions.
But now it gets worse. In Idaho, a woman took a prescription used for excessive uterine bleeding to a pharmacist who refused to fill it, because the patient might...might...have had an abortion. She might also have had postpartum bleeding, a "natural" miscarriage, fibroid tumors, or excessive menstrual bleeding for other reasons. And no referral was provided, so she was left without.
The pharmacist is basically saying it's better this woman bleed out just in case she had an abortion. No evidence either way (and under privacy laws, it's none of this pharmacist's business).
Technically, pharmacists are NOT supposed to be allowed to refuse to fill drugs used for treatment, only abortion inducing drugs, and birth control pills. So there may be some consequences.
But doesn't it strike you that this kind of thing starkly highlights a very fundamentalist view of punishment and retribution? It's a version of the death penalty, which denies the possibility of redemption and of forgiveness. And it seems to me that is a very, very dark place for a putative "Christian" to be.